Michelin Group is has ended its joint venture agreement in China with Double Coin Holdings Ltd. and Shanghai Huayi Group to produce and market Warrior brand passenger car and light truck tires.
Michelin Group has acquired two manufacturers of tire pressure control systems with one goal in mind: to become the global leader for central tire inflation systems (CTIS) in the agricultural market. It also marks Michelin's entrance into the larger world of providing solutions to farmers beyond tires.
Net sales for the Michelin Group increased 3% in the third quarter, but the company says the North American passenger and light truck tire market has shrunk during the first nine months of 2017 — and the decline is evident in both original equipment and replacement tires.
Michelin North America Inc. has acquired Lehigh Technologies Inc., a company that transforms rubber from end-of-life tires and industrial goods into materials for new tires and other products.
The sun wasn’t shining brightly, but BMW Team RLL’s Bill Auberlen, Alexander Sims and Kuno Wittmer, and Corvette Racing’s Antonio Garcia, Jan Magnussen and Mike Rockenfeller were brilliant in the ten hours of the Motul 20th Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta, the final race of the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.
The 2.54-mile circuit at Road Atlanta may appear unchanged to the thousands of fans at this weekend’s big 20th Petit Le Mans race, but Michelin sees a notable difference.
Michelin and its GT Le Mans (GTLM) class technical partner teams combined to deliver a dramatic finish to today’s penultimate round of the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship here at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.
Located 180 feet above the paddock, the famed Corkscrew section at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca provides a grand view of the downhill run and perhaps to the final stages of the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship battle.
The International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) today announced that Michelin will become the “Official Tire of IMSA” in its premier series – the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and its two major Challenge series – beginning in 2019.
The pressure was on at the Michelin GT Challenge at VIR, as the GT-only field headed out on the challenging 3.27-mile circuit for the third to last race of the 2017 season.
Ford Chip Ganassi Racing needed a win to reignite its championship bid and they got it today at Road America with a strong performance by pole sitter Dirk Mueller and co-driver Joey Hand who took their No. 66 Ford GT to the GT Le Mans class victory.
Porsche took the pole position, set a qualifying lap record and backed it up with a 1-2 overall finish in the Northeast Grand Prix at Lime Rock Park.
Simple Tire LLC is promoting a new relationship with Michelin’s family of tire brands. The online tire seller is now a Michelin authorized retailer.